Crossing to Sheppey

A short description of the Sheppey crossing – a road which seems to rise unsupported to the sky, hit a cloud and then crumble, plummeting all wanderers down to the spongy earth on which it seems (at least from this height) various strange metallic creatures roam.

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Blandscape

At the opening event of Wandering Words at Creak Creative in Faversham I miss Heard Dan Simpson as he read a poem and the word I heard reminded […]

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The Chase

I am struck by themes of ‘blue’ at the moment and want to explore this in a range of poems this weekend at Magna Carta Festival in Faversham. Bluebells still abound, a promise of something more […]

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Thistle

Whilst driving round the area with Maria looking for photo opportunities for her writing we visited Edith May, a Thames Sailing Barge moored at […]

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Swinging High Over Faversham Creek

This poem is a Pantoum. It is a difficult classical form where the 2nd and 4th line of each verse become 1st and 3rd in the next and so on. Each line must hold the same key words and can either […]

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Sea Leaves

This poem was born of visiting various coastlines in Kent, and remembering the chalky landscapes of Medway  by the river as the tide came in. I was sad at leaving Medway and this summed up the […]

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